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November 03, 2013

Carnegie Hall Official Shines in Efforts to Reach Out

Chris Lee

Carnegie Hall’s Sarah Johnson says playing the oboe in orchestras helped her learn to focus on results: “A musician is constantly trying something in the practice room and then trying to do it better.”

Vincent Schiraldi, commissioner of New York City’s Department of Probation, says he expects a lot of surprises on the job. Yet he was stunned nonetheless a few years back when he got a call from Carnegie Hall.

The legendary music organization’s...

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